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Ruth
Ruth, age 49, sells food items such as rice, oil, peanuts, butter, and onions to earn an income. She started this business with money given to her by her husband and she learned this business from him. She has been running her venture for the past 10 years. Her favorite part about her business is that it gives her money every day to apply toward family expenses.

Ruth lives in Montserrado County with her husband and their two children, ages 13 and 18. Both are enrolled in school. Montserrado County has the largest free port and is the number one commercial county in Liberia.

Ruth is requesting a loan in order to purchase rice, oil, onions, peanuts, and butter to offer for sale.

In the future, she would like to build a house.

About Liberia

  • 500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Liberia Loans Fundraising
  • $3,031,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.2
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Ruth to purchase rice, oil, onions, peanuts, and butter to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2013
Listed
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013